AFL SYDNEY WOMEN’S 2017 RISING STAR
Zoe Devlin from the UNSW ES Stingrays has been awarded the 2017 XBlades AFL Sydney Women’s Rising Star.
Zoe is an18 year old who came to the UNSWES Stingrays this season aafter playing at the Maroubra Saints. She is a highly skilled left footer who played her first Premier Division game in Round 1. She was an integral part of the UNSW ES midfield this season, playing in the center with experienced Premiership midfielders Phoebe Monahan and Tia Bool.
|Laura Marshall||Western Wolves||17|
|Gabrielle Biedenweg-Webster||Wollongong Saints||13.5|
|Rylee McGartland||Wollongong Saints||9|
|Courtney Richmond||Western Magic||9|
|Pippy Clegg||Sydney Uni||8.5|
|Libby Graham||North Shore||6|
|Olivia Suman||Western Magic||6|
|Georgia Davis||Sydney Uni||4.5|
|Madeleine McCathie||Sydney Uni||2.5|
Photo: Zoe Devlin moving the ball forward – Round 13 UNSW ES Stingrays v Sydney Uni at Trumper Park. Photo Narelle Spanger
AFL SYDNEY WOMEN’S 2016 RISING STAR
Auburn Giants star Angela Priftis has been awarded the 2016 Sydney AFL Women’s Rising Star.
Angela is a gifted young footballer whose remarkable abilities continued to grow over the season, as she gained valuable experience playing against the best female footballers in AFL Sydney.
Priftis polled 40 votes, finishing 11 votes ahead of runner up, Macquarie Universitiy’s Annabel Ferrari with 29 votes. Meg Haynes of Sydney University finished third with 21 votes.
|Angela Priftis||Auburn Giants||40|
|Annabel Ferrari||Macquarie Uni||29|
|Meg Haynes||Sydney Uni Bombers||21|
|Larissa Parry||Wollongong Saints||20|
|Madi Moar||UNSW/ES Stingrays||20|
|Sarah Steele-Park||UNSW/ES Stingrays||18|
|Makenzie Eddington||Power Wolves||18|
|Laara Lewis||Pennant Hills||18|
|Kassandra Chan||Wollongong Saints||16|
|Taylor Blaydon||Newtown Breakaways||15|
|Anna Johnston||Sydney Uni Bombers||11|
|Elise Arangio||Newtown Breakaways||10|
|Rachel Jones||Wollongong Saints||7|
|Charly Iron||Sydney Uni Bombers||7|
|Ellie Herron||Macquarie Uni||4|
|Erin Doyle||Sydney Uni Bombers||3|
Photo: Angela Priftis (Left) accepting her award from GWS Giants Academy Coach Jason Saddington
AFL SYDNEY 2015 WOMEN’S RISING STAR
Sydney University star midfielder Nicola Barr has been awarded the 2015 Sydney AFL Women’s Rising Star.
The 19 year old is in her second year of senior football previously playing in the youth girls competition for Queenswood. It has been a great year for Nicola who also represented NSW/ACT in the state game against Queensland in July.
Barr polled 34 votes, finishing 5 votes ahead of runner up, UNSW/ES Jen Chan with Kiona Vance of Macquarie University finishing third with 25 votes.
|Nicola Barr||Sydney University||34|
|Kiona Vance||Macquarie University||25|
|Gabrielle Ferreira||Macquarie University||18|
|Rheanna Lotter||Southern Power||10|
|Isabella Rudolph||Manly Warringah||9|
|Telecia Brown||Macquarie University||9|
|Vivien Talbot||Macquarie University||3|
Photo: Nicola Barr (Right) with her rising star award
AFL SYDNEY 2014 WOMEN’S RISING STAR
Wollongong Foward Catherine Stanton has been awarded the 2014 Sydney AFL Women’s Rising Star.
The 15 year old is in her first year of senior football previously playing in the girls youth competition. Its been a great first year for Catherine also claiming the Women’s Division Two goal kicking award.
Stanton polled 50 votes, finishing a whopping 32 votes ahead of runner up, Wollongong’s Nicola Kennedy with Emily Crookes of Gosford finishing third with 17 votes.
|Bianca North||Southern Power||16|
|Holly Graham||Manly Warringah||12|
|Ashleigh Carter||Manly Warringah||7|
|Brooke Ashcroft||Macquarie University||6|
Photo: Catherine Stanton with her rising star award
AFL SYDNEY 2013 WOMEN’S RISING STAR
Sydney University Foward Stephanie Walker has been awarded the 2013 Sydney AFL Women’s Rising Star.
The 18 year old is in her first year of senior football previously playing in the girls youth competition. Its been a great first year for Stephanie being selected in the NSW Country Championship team that competed in Cairns playing in two of the games.
Walker polled 40 votes, finishing 8 votes ahead of Macquarie University’s Rebecca Beeson with Remi Banuelos of UNSW/ES finishing third with 17 votes.
|Stephanie Walker||Sydney University||40|
|Rebecca Beeson||Macquarie University||32|
|Remi Banuelos||UNSW/ES Stingrays||17|
|Coline Duquet||UTS Shamrocks||14|
|Isabelle O’Brien||UNSW/ES Stingrays||12|
|Fahimi Quiek||Auburn Tigers||11|
|Antoinette Moliterno||UTS Shamrocks||10|
|Amy Foo||Sydney University||10|
|Charlotte Latsombath||Western Wolves||9|
|Marwa Ismail||Auburn Tigers||7|
|Summeya Pala||Auburn Tigers||6|
|Megan Vella||Penrith Ramettes||5|
|Jasmine Payne||Penrith Ramettes||4|
|Nicola Kennedy||Wollongong Saints||2|
|Amanda Farache||Auburn Tigers||1|
Photo: Stephanie Walker (left) receiving his award from Defence Force Recruiting representative, Captain Patrina Baldwin
AFL SYDNEY 2012 WOMEN’S RISING STAR
Penrith Ramettes’ Stephanie Kostic has been awarded the 2012 Sydney AFL Women’s Rising Star.
Stephanie who hails from Hoxton Park is playing her first year of AFL.
The popular 20 year old fashion designer was an accomplished hockey player who has shown a rapid improvement to be one of the leading Ramettes players in their debut year.
Stephanie is a coach’s delight, listens and carries out game plans and gives great encouragement to the team. Despite having a lengthy drive to training, she never misses a session.
Kostic polled 35 votes, finishing three votes ahead of Wollongong’s Ashley Gray.
|Sandra Janjetokic||Sydney University||19|
|Alice Fresle||Sydney University||5|
|Lily Hall Harris||UTS||1|
Photo: Stephanie Kostic (left) receiving his award from GWS GIANTS Co-Captain, Luke Power